2-ton Bell Stolen

October 25, 2011 by staff 

2-ton Bell Stolen2-ton Bell Stolen, This bell, which stood in the garden, and incense had been recovered, at St. Mary Cathedral in the cathedral church of the former 1962, theft was reported Sept. 24.
A 5.330-pound bell in the church is here archdiocese of St. Mary Cathedral 1889 shall be taken away by reason of CHIP seems to bring it to the force of the air of thieves.

And it was heard the bell missing at 11 am Sept. 24. As in the concrete in the garden at the cathedral SQUARE PIECE OF Geary Boulevard and Gough Street with 1970.

“We can not supply this historical item worth more,” he said Wesolek George, a director of Communications and Public Policy for the archdiocese here. “Hopefully, we can put it back in its place, and he will recover in the memory and at the Catholic Church in San Francisco.”

The bell – the size of the Liberty Bell, 62 inches in diameter – a lion, was in the Rift Valley McShane Bell Baltimore, MD. Carrigan was given to the church from the San Rafael Duriham a man, who was born 1839 in New York, 1889, and died in San Rafael. It was placed in the former St. Mary’s Cathedral at Van Ness and eu year Carrigan O’Farrell, died. That building was destroyed by fire in 1962 the bell was transferred to the new situation and historical art in memory of the former cathedral of the cathedral.

The replacement value is estimated $ 75,000 thunder. The current CHIP to the value of $ 2 a pound of brass, and about $ 2.50. Bell also genuine about the robbery, is perhaps the lake of brass, and I feel OK 80 20.

POLICE OFFICER Brian Danker San Francisco has been said by asking for the neighborhood, asking neighbors if I say around the cathedral is an unusual action. HYDRAULIC take from the said bell he could move.

This is the west side into the bosom of the theft, he says. By “the contractor in the San Francisco Bay Area to go to the worst nightmare or three days of going on to make the error of the author. I now return to the job site has been to build up out of your rent the air and see,” he says Danker.

The archdiocese is offering a reward.

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